Turn Table for Microscope Slides

Turn Table for Microscope Slides

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Walter H. Bulloch (1835-1891) was born in Glasgow, worked for Benjamin Pike & Son in New York, and opened his own microscope shop in Chicago in 1866. He submitted this model of a turn-table for microscope slides with his 1880 patent application.
Ref: W. H. Bulloch, “Turn-Table for Microscope Slides,” U.S. Patent 226,648 (April 20, 1880).
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Object Name
turn table
Object Type
Patent Model
patent holder; inventor
Bulloch, Walter H.
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
overall: 2 5/8 in x 4 in x 7 1/2 in; 6.6675 cm x 10.16 cm x 19.05 cm
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National Museum of American History
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